11 Great Botanic Gardens

in SEQ

South east Queensland has many beautiful botanic gardens that you could easily spend a day in. Here are 11 you need to visit:

This subtropical wonderland on the city’s edge, the largest of its kind in the world, sprang to life in 2001 on the site of the former Roma St railway goods yards.
It’s possible to happily pass an hour or a day within the 52 hectare subtropical expanse that is Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens.
From their inception as the penal colony’s first farm in 1828 to today’s living museum these splendid gardens are culturally significant as the only place in Queensland to have had a continuous uninterrupted horticultural history for so long.
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is a hidden treasure atop Mount Tamborine, that features a diverse range of native & exotic flora to enjoy.
Indigiscapes is a delightful arboretum where everything is native right down to the bush herbs incorporated into the cafe menu.
In the heart of Redcliffe lies this unexpected lush green oasis, part Moreton Bay rainforest and part wallum (banksia) heathland, with picnic tables and a tangle of walking paths through its midst.
The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens is a fantastic day out for all ages – and the best part is, it needn’t cost you a cent
As you drive down the windy Riverside Drive and come to the entry of Kholo Botanic Gardens, you will be amazed at what you find beyond the front gates.
In a region that is well known for its natural beauty, this stunning property is yet another reason to visit the Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Situated on the shores of picturesque Lake MacDonald are the Noosa Botanic Gardens, one of the area’s most beautiful best kept secrets.
This oasis of tranquility features native plants from the local Wide Bay and Sandy Straits regions which grow out of 6 000 year old sand dunes

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